Air Pollution Trends Pose Fatal Risk to Thousands, Says Report

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The European Environment Agency (EEA) released a report Tuesday that forecasts Read More The post Air Pollution Trends Pose Fatal Risk to Thousands, Says Report appeared first on Ecorazzi. In no uncertain terms, air pollution is prematurely killing thousands upon thousands of Europeans, and it looks to continue.

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How often do economists commit misconduct?

Environmental Economics

Here is the percentage of EEA members who responded to the survey who have committed the particular sins (click the image so you might actually be able to, like, read it): At this point I might condemn those EEA members who admitted their sins, but researchers who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones Retraction Watch: We haven’t covered that many retractions in economics , and a 2012 paper found very few such retractions.

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Urban adaptation to climate change in Europe

The Green Changemakers

[link] EEA Report No 2/2012 Challenges and opportunities for cities together with supportive national and European policies Published by EEA (European Environment Agency) Published: May 14, 2012 Content EEA-Report-2-2012.pdf pdf [18.3 MB] Annex II Defining the city area Coastal flooding River flooding Share of green and blue urban areas in cities as an indicator for heat waves City data sensitivity City data adaptive capacity. Urban Climate-change

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Gathering Clouds: Transferring Data Outside the UK

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) While data protection is standardised to a large degree in the European Economic Area (EEA) and transfers within the EEA raise no issues, in general, transfers to most other jurisdictions, notably here the USA, may raise complex legal issues, and also privacy issues. However, in a global, increasingly cloud-based economy, data transfers between the EEA and the USA and other countries are inevitable.

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Air pollution in Europe has high economic and human cost

Green Blog

Air pollution in Europe cost society up to €189 billion (about US $235 billion) in 2012 alone, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said in a new assessment report. The EEA research show that 26 of the top 30 industrial facilities that are polluting the worst and causing the highest damage are power-generating facilities which are primarily fuelled by dirty coal and lignite. Air pollution is still high in Europe," EEA Executive Director Hans Bruyninckx said. "It

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Discovering what lies beneath our feet

Green (Living) Review

Today, the European Environment Agency (EEA) and EuroGeoSurveys (EGS) have signed a partnership agreement to improve understanding of Europe’s geology. As part of the agreement, EGS will provide the EEA and Europe’s GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) initiative with access to interoperable geological data on bedrock composition and superficial deposits, at the scale of 1:1 000 000. The Earth provides the resources that sustain our lives and economies.

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I predict this story is about the law of unintended consequences

Environmental Economics

The concentration on Marylebone Road, a stone’s throw from Regent’s Park, was almost 94 micrograms in 2012, according to the most recent data from the EEA. It’s the law of unintended consequences at work. See.told you so. European Union efforts to fight climate change favored diesel fuel over gasoline because it emits less carbon dioxide, or CO2.

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EU Ahead Of Emission Goals For 2020

Eco Friendly Daily

The European Environment Agency (EEA) recently announced that the European Union has reduced their emissions by 11.3 The executive director of the EEA, Professor Jacqueline McGlade, stated: “The greenhouse gas inventory shows that the EU is well on track to meet its emission reduction targets. As the world grows warmer, many nations are trying to reduce emissions in order to attempt to control global warming.

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Time to rethink the way we use natural resources

The Green Changemakers

Jacqueline McGlade, EEA Executive Director In the 20-year gap between the two Rio summits, the earth's population has grown from 5.4 Jacqueline McGlade, EEA Executive Director said: "The current economic model is heading toward obsolescence. On Sunday 17 June, the EEA presented a new film, 'Planet RE:think', which tells the story of unsustainable resource use. [link] This week the Rio de Janeiro summit on sustainable development will open.

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Ten people in Germany die from E.coli

Green (Living) Review

EEA countries (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) are also linked to the system. E.coli infected cucumbers kill ten people in Germany By Michael Smith (Veshengro) According to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control ten German citizens have been killed and hundreds taken ill after an outbreak of E.coli that was caught from a contaminated batch of imported cucumbers.

Sprawling City vs. Compact City

The Green Changemakers

The European Environment Agency (EEA) has described sprawl as the physical pattern of low-density expansion of large urban areas, under market conditions, mainly into the surrounding agricultural areas. However, in order to restore a sprawled city back to a compact city, a comprehensive and balanced approach that fundamentally reverse all drivers and feedbacks are necessary (EEA 2006). Important first step is to formulate and enforce a city plan with wide public support (EEA 2006).

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Videos on Key ESD themes

The Green Changemakers

EEA's Animations - Green Tips Green tips are short 30-second animations promoting environmentally-friendly actions. [link] MEdIES SUGGESTS A COLLECTION OF VIDEOS ON KEY-ESD THEMES THAT CAN BE USED BY EDUCATORS NGOs, INSTITUTIONS etc. TO SENSITIZE STUDENTS & THE WIDER PUBLIC. Find here description and a link to the video that may be of interest to you.

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Sustainable Consumption and Production Publication

The Green Changemakers

Download (1,5 MB) Das Internet hat einen Rucksack German Article on Green IT featured in VDI Nachrichten: Kuhndt, Michael (2008) Download (224kB) Policy Instruments for Resource Efficiency Towards Sustainable Consumption and Production CSCP, WI, GTZ (2006) Download (2,1 MB) Sustainable Public Procurement in China Sustainable Public Procurement - Case Studies from Europe (2009) Download (2,9 MB) Time for action - Towards SCP in Europe; EEA, CSCP, Rep.

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10 reasons why organic can feed the world

The Green Changemakers

6 EEA data for EU-15, 2003, for nitric acid production cited by Soil Association 7 Drinkwater LE et al. Can organic farming feed the world? Ed Hamer and Mark Anslow say yes, but we must farm and eat differently Date: 01/03/2008 Author: Ed Hamer & Mark Anslow 1. Yield Switching to organic farming would have different effects according to where in the world you live and how you currently farm. Studies show that the less-industrialised world stands to benefit the most.

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